The Chicago Daily News Almanac and Yearbook ....

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Chicago Daily News Company, 1893 - Almanacs, American
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Page 169 - A general diffusion of knowledge and intelligence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the Legislature shall encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement.
Page 92 - that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.
Page 139 - States providing for the election of United States senators by a direct vote of the people, and that we urge our senators and representative to use their best endeavors to secure such amendment.
Page 153 - The conditions which surround us best justify our co-operation: we meet in the midst of a nation brought to the verge of moral, political, and material ruin.
Page 72 - Columbia, is hereby limited and restricted to eight hours in any one calendar day. and it shall be unlawful for any officer of the United States Government or of the District of Columbia or any such contractor or subcontractor whose duty it shall be to employ, direct, or control the...
Page 155 - Transportation being a means of exchange and a public necessity, the government should own and operate the railroads in the interest of the people.
Page 92 - ... on a blue field placed in the upper quarter next the staff and extending to the lower edge of the fourth red stripe from the top.
Page 72 - ... of the United States and of the District of Columbia. Be it enacted, etc. (1) That the service and employment of all laborers and mechanics who are now or may hereafter be employed by the government of the United States...
Page 133 - We hold to the use of both gold and silver as the standard money of the country, and to the coinage of both gold and silver without discriminating against metal or charge for mintage, but the dollar unit of coinage of both metals must be of equal intrinsic and exchangeable value...
Page 71 - States, which in view of the free introduction of such sugar, molasses, coffee, tea, and hides into the United States he may deem to be reciprocally unequal and unreasonable, he shall have the power, and it shall be his duty...

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